Employee's personal information; employer not required to release, communicate, etc., to 3rd party. (HB1931)

Introduced By

Del. Barbara Comstock (R-McLean) with support from co-patrons Del. John A. Cox (R-Ashland), Del. Rick Morris (R-Carrollton), and Del. Ron Villanueva (R-Virginia Beach)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Employment; release of personal information to union organizers. Prohibits employers from knowingly releasing to any union organizer any current or former employee's home telephone number, mobile telephone number, email address, shift times, or work schedules. Violations are subject to a civil penalty of $100. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Passed


01/09/2013Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/09/13 13101531D
01/09/2013Referred to Committee on Commerce and Labor
01/22/2013Impact statement from DPB (HB1931)
01/22/2013Reported from Commerce and Labor with substitute (17-Y 2-N) (see vote tally)
01/22/2013Committee substitute printed 13104266D-H1
01/24/2013Read first time
01/25/2013Passed by for the day
01/28/2013Read second time
01/28/2013Committee substitute agreed to 13104266D-H1
01/28/2013Engrossed by House - committee substitute HB1931H1
01/29/2013Read third time and passed House (67-Y 32-N)
01/29/2013VOTE: PASSAGE (67-Y 32-N) (see vote tally)
01/30/2013Impact statement from DPB (HB1931H1)
01/30/2013Constitutional reading dispensed
01/30/2013Referred to Committee on Commerce and Labor
02/18/2013Reported from Commerce and Labor with amendment (10-Y 6-N) (see vote tally)
02/19/2013Constitutional reading dispensed (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/20/2013Read third time
02/20/2013Reading of amendment waived
02/20/2013Committee amendment agreed to
02/20/2013Reading of amendments waived
02/20/2013Amendments by Senator Stanley agreed to
02/20/2013Engrossed by Senate as amended
02/20/2013Passed Senate with amendments (21-Y 19-N) (see vote tally)
02/20/2013Placed on Calendar
02/21/2013Senate amendments agreed to by House (73-Y 23-N)
02/21/2013VOTE: ADOPTION (73-Y 23-N) (see vote tally)
02/23/2013Bill text as passed House and Senate (HB1931ER)
02/23/2013Signed by Speaker
02/23/2013Signed by President
02/26/2013Impact statement from DPB (HB1931ER)
03/18/2013G Approved by Governor-Chapter 495 (effective 7/1/13)
03/18/2013G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0495)


This bill was discussed on the floor of the General Assembly. Below is all of the video that we have of that discussion, 3 clips in all, totaling 7 minutes.